Coordinated action and movement draws on several different skills.  Children need to be able to plan what they are doing and know how one thing can follow another in a sequence.  And then there is the doing of the action – all the hand, finger and motion skills to achieve what they have planned.

Here are some ideas for developing fine motor skills, put together by our Occupational Therapists

And some more for developing finger and hand skills (external website)Coordination

For some specific tasks, click on these:

Learning scissor skills

or how to use cutlery

Drawing, painting and scribbling

And for strategies to develop planning and concentration:

Planning and fitting things together

Developing concentration and focus